Hardwood Timber choices ,Eco solutions, Furniture care
Suite above is American oak a real eco farmed timber
Furniture A Green Solution
Carbon sequestration — the process of absorbing carbon into living things so that it stays out of the atmosphere — is one powerful tool against global warming.
Carbon sequestration is the process by which CO2 is transformed into above- and belowground biomass and stored as carbon. During photosynthesis, atmospheric CO2 enters the leaf through stomata, combines with water, and is converted into cellulose, sugars, and other materials in a chemical reaction catalyzed by sunlight. Most of these materials become fixed as wood, although some are respired back as CO2 or used to make leaves that are eventually shed by the tree.
Once trees die or are cut down, they begin to decompose and return stored carbon to the atmosphere. The rate of decomposition differs greatly based on the fate of the wood. Wood that is chipped and applied as mulch decomposes relatively quickly, while wood salvaged for use in wood products like household furniture can survive 100 years or more, before gradually decomposing. Therefore some farmed timbers and timber that can only be used once nature has played its part and naturally felled the tree are a brilliant GREEN option by storing unwanted carbon locked within its cells .
Please inquire about our ECO friendly products and finishes .
Timbers,Australian and world wide
All Year around we do our best to have the best timber range possible for you to view
- Southern Myrtle
These are our most commonly used timbers, below are some more and most other timbers can be found or reaserched for you by our expert staff
Australian red cedar
West indian cedar
Northern silky oak
Red tulip oak
Nth. black wattle
Forest red gum
Red stringy bark
Western Australia Sandalwood
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Caring for your Furniture
How to care for your furniture:
Timber constantly working over time to accommodate the outside surroundings. Forever absorbing moisture and drying out, this can cause skrinkage and movement slightly. A major part that can contribute to this are heaters and air conditioners, they pretty much are the worst thing for your timber furniture.
Try to avoid direct use of heaters and air conditioners on your furniture.
How to clean your Furniture:
Do NOT use silicone based cleaning products on your furniture.
Best way to clean your furniture is with clean damp cloth. You may use furniture polish though again stay away from silicone based products.